Government Agencies

County/City Agencies

Agency

Activity/Purpose

Location/Contact

Chelan County Natural Resources Department

Performs watershed planning and salmon recovery work. Includes the Chelan County Water Conservancy Board.

Wenatchee:
- (509) 667-6899
- List of contacts

Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board

Works to eradicate noxious weeds on public and private lands. Contact the board to report noxious weed infestations.

Wenatchee:
- (509) 667-6576
- Noxious.Weeds
  @co.chelan.wa.us

Chelan County PUD

Manages electricity production and electric infrastructure. And, of course…parks!

Wenatchee (HQ), Chelan, Leavenworth:
- (509) 663-8121
- ContactUs@chelanpud.org

Parks Dept: (509) 661-8006

City of Chelan Parks & Recreation Office

Provides parks, facilities, programs, and services to encourage health and community involvement.

Chelan:
- (509) 682-8023

City of Wenatchee Parks and Recreation Department

Provides parks, facilities, programs, and services to encourage health and community involvement.

Wenatchee:
- List of contacts

Douglas County PUD

Manages electricity production and electric infrastructure. And, of course, parks!

East Wenatchee: (509) 884-7191
Bridgeport: (509) 686-4501

Eastmont Parks and Recreation

Provides parks, facilities, programs, and services to encourage health and community involvement.

East Wenatchee:
- (509) 884-8015

Grant County PUD

Manages electricity production and electric infrastructure. And, (you guessed it)…parks!

Ephrata:
- (509) 754-0500

Wenatchee Valley Sports Council

Promotes and supports local sports programs and events at all levels  of play.

Wenatchee:
- (509) 663-3723
- sports@
  wenatcheevalley.org



State Agencies

Agency

Activity/Purpose

Location/Contact

Washington State Department of Ecology

The state Department of Ecology has a local focus on Columbia River watershed management.

Wenatchee: 
- (509) 575-2490

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Manages more than 300,000 acres for wildlife and for outdoor recreation.

Regional Office (Ephrata):
- (509) 754-4624
- teamephrata@dfw.wa.gov

Wenatchee District Office:

- (509) 662-0452

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

Call the information center for updates and to be linked to local state parks.

Information Center:
- (360) 902-8844
- Full list of contacts.


Federal Agencies

Agency

Activity/Purpose

Contact/Location

Leavenworth Fisheries Complex (Leavenworth/Entiat/Winthrop National Fish Hatcheries)

Raises and releases Chinook salmon and steelheads to mitigate effects of Columbia River dams. The hatcheries also sponsor educational events like SalmonFest and Kids Fishing Days.

Leavenworth:
(509) 548-7641,

Entiat:
- (509) 784-1131

Winthrop:
- (509) 996-2424

Natural Resources Conservation Services

Provides technical and financial support for private landowners to implement conservation practices. NRCS operates locally with the Cascadia Conservation District.

Wenatchee:
- (509) 664-9370

US Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management

Administers public lands for conservation, resource use, and recreation by present and future generations. The BLM has Washington offices in Spokane and Wenatchee.

Wenatchee: 
- (509) 665-2100

US Fish and Wildlife, Central Washington Office

Performs research and implements projects to protect wildlife. Also operates a network of wildlife refuges, and performs environmental education programs.

Wenatchee:
- (509) 665-3508

US Forest Service: Okanogan-/Wenatchee National Forest

Oversees over 4-million acres of land in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Responsibilities include maintaining trails and campgrounds, providing information to recreationalists, and operating wildland fire crews.

Wenatchee (Forest HQ):
- (509) 664-9200.

- List of ranger district contacts for: Chelan, Cle Elum, Entiat, Winthrop, Naches, Okanogan, Leavenworth.



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